. If the Queen has nothing to hide, she should tell us what artefacts she owns « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Guardian – If Britain’s museums gave back all the stolen stuff then their galleries would be empty and they’d all have to be shut down”. This old scare story is often repeated, but it confuses necessary and enlightened reform with iconoclasm. When it comes to cases of Nazi loot and human remains, returns on a case-by-case basis have been the norm for museum curators since the 1990s. Such work has not diminished museums; it has kept them in step with our times.

Interesting Opinion column at The Guardian



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